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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
An all-sorghum beer. New Grist, a beer for Celiacs brewed from sorghum and gluten-free yeast grown on molasses. New Grist is the first “official” gluten free beer in the U.S., although it cannot technically be called “gluten-free” until established governmental guidelines are determined for all products claiming “gluten-free” status. In the interim, this Celiac-safe beer can be called “barley-free,” and is a welcome product to those who need to live on restricted diets due to intolerance to gluten, a protein found in common brewing grains such as barley, wheat, rye, oats, spelt, kamut and triticale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozzy70 (453) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 26, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured clear golden, white head. Aroma was fruity, citrus and some yeast. Taste was sweet, and apple juice like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
1pintatatime (130) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Pours almost champagne colored from a bottle. Aroma is sweet, almost like cider. Taste is crisp and again, very much like a cider. There’s a bit of what I describe as a home brew flavor in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Block (2063) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Pale pour, white head. Aroma of grass, apples, yeast. Flavor is pretty much shit. It’s like a bad cider mixed with stale bread.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
AbbeyRoade (514) - Missouri, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Bleh. This was like a really, really crappy champagne. Sour, bitter, carbonated fizzy drink that was foul all around. I pity the Celiac patients...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
YigSvartka (269) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 29, 2015
Transparent yellow gold with a quickly dissipating head. Notes of apple (unexpectedly), honey, and grain in the aroma. Thin, light bodied. Surprisingly pleasant pilsener taste with the addition of apple and honey which supercedes most macros. Wee bit of hop in the finish. Far superior to Bard’s.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
baldwis (1) - - DEC 6, 2015 does not count
Pours clear. Straw yellow color. Light head poured in tumbler at home. A little hint of citrus. Slightly sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
reddbeerd (1) - - NOV 2, 2015 does not count
Very light yellow color. Almost clear yellow. Flavor disapates very quickly. Dry finish. Hints of Sour. Light apple and citrus notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (1215) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Light Slight apple smell, taste is actually not bad for gluten free...slightly appley and slightly sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5098) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods Tyson. Golden body. Nose of sweet, skunky. Taste also quite grassy and skunky. Some sweet flavors. Citrus burts. Okay.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ffaoe (390) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2015
citrus aroma. golden and clear with no head. watery and very little taste except citrus finish

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